As an engineer at SparkFun, I make a lot of temporary projects. The Magic Lunchbox helps me take them home to work on without damaging them.
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.
Sparklers and the science behind fireworks.
Open-sourcing is fun; licensing is hard.
Exploring sleep modes in two WiFi-connected development boards: the ESP8266 Thing and the Photon.
A brief overview of the numerous internet-enabled devices I've used to monitor my aquaponic systems.
Exploring a simple von Neumann architecture computer
The Internet of Things is a notion of a new age of internet connected devices. It stands to be a great time in technological advancement. You, as our customer, are in a position to get into it from the beginning.
Interested in hacking Hexbugs? Check out this in-depth interview jam-packed with tips and advice from Bob Martin! Bob is the Senior Applications Manager, Central Applications Group of Atmel Inc.
An update on your friendly neighborhood Open Source Hardware Association.
The release of Arduino 1.6 has really improved my Arduino-programming life thanks to custom platform support, command line utilities and line numbers!
...if you're trying hard enough.
Thoughts and ramblings about numbers, plus an interesting discovery.
Nearly a year ago I made a terrible mistake. I bought a jet engine.
Radio Shack is finally declaring bankruptcy, but for many of us, it died a long, long time ago
In this week's Enginursday, Joel shows off his aquatic turtle habitat, complete with an above-tank basking area, automated lighting, and an aquaponic feeding system.
The word "hacker" is often abused in the DIY community. In this post we talk about traditional grey-hat hacking in relation to hardware and DIY electronics.
My experience at CES 2015 and my thoughts on attending.